About The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The Chinese University of Hong Kong is a bilingual (Chinese/ English) and multicultural institution of higher learning founded in 1963. As a first-class comprehensive research university with both a local and an international outlook, we aim at cultivating higher degree graduates to serve the increasingly sophisticated needs of the society and making contributions to the pool of human knowledge through top-quality research. Our current enrolment of postgraduate students exceeds 12,000 and includes a substantial portion of non-local students from around the world. We offer over 200 programmes leading to doctoral, research master’s and taught master’s degrees and postgraduate certificates/diplomas through eight faculties: Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science and Social Science.
Postgraduate Studentships are offered to all students admitted to full-time research postgraduate programmes. The monthly postgraduate studentship for 2018-19 is HK$16,660 (approx. US$2,136). Other funding schemes are available to support students to conduct overseas academic activities such as presenting papers at international conferences, conducting field trips and engaging in data collection projects. On-campus accommodation is also available for research postgraduate students at a very affordable rate.
The Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), established by the Hong Kong Research Grants Council in 2009, aims at attracting the best and brightest students from all over the world to pursue their PhD studies in Hong Kong. The HKPFS provides a monthly stipend of HK$25,100 (approx. US$3,218) and a conference travel allowance of HK$12,600 (approx. US$1,615) per year for the awardees for a maximum period of three years. More than 200 Fellowships will be awarded each year. Top students who have demonstrated academic excellence and outstanding research potential are encouraged to seek admission to our PhD programme through this prestigious Scheme. Please visit the following website for further details: www.gs.cuhk.edu.hk/admissions/scholarships-fees/hkpfs. (Application Period: From 3 September to 1 December 2018)